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X-37B Prepares For Mission
2012-12-10 19:42:14

The super secret Air Force space plane that looks like a mini-space shuttle is set to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in less than 24 hours.

DARPA Robotics Challenge Moves Forward
2012-10-25 06:37:53

DARPA announced on Wednesday some of the top teams that will compete in its $2 million contest to create robots that can be used to assist in natural disasters and other emergencies.

NASA Developing Robotic Exoskeleton
2012-10-12 07:21:48

Science fiction has been inspiring robotic exoskeletons for years, and an announcement from NASA Thursday tells us that they might not be that far away.

Space Coast Abuzz Over Mini-shuttle X-37B
2012-09-30 05:54:50

The mysterious US Air Force space plane that ended a top secret 15 month mission over the summer could have its base of operations consolidated to the state of Florida, according to recent media reports.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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